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| name = Garrote
 
| name = Garrote
 
| image = Ability_Rogue_Garrote.png
 
| image = Ability_Rogue_Garrote.png
| description = Garrote the enemy, causing [X + AP * 0.07 * 6] damage over 18 sec, increased by attack power. Must be stealthed and behind the target. Awards 1 combo point.
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| description = Garrote the enemy, silencing them for 3 sec and causing X damage over 18 sec, increased by your attack power. Must be stealthed. Awards 1 combo point.
| class = Rogue
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| class = [[Rogue]]
 
| type = Offensive
 
| type = Offensive
| school = Physical
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| school = [[Physical]]
| cost = 50 Energy
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| cost = 45 [[Energy]]
| range = 5 yd.
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| range = Melee
 
| cast_time = Instant
 
| cast_time = Instant
| improvement=[[#Related Talents|See below]]
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| cooldown =
| ranks = 8
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| gcd = 1 sec
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| level = 46
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| requirements = Requires Stealth
 
| debuff_desc = X damage every 3 seconds.
 
| debuff_desc = X damage every 3 seconds.
| debuff_dur = 18 sec.
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| debuff_dur = 18 seconds
| requirements = [[Stealth]], must be behind the target
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| debuff2_name = Garrote - Silence
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| debuff2_desc = Silenced.
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| debuff2_dur = 3 seconds
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| tcg = GarroteTCG.jpg
 
}}</onlyinclude>
 
}}</onlyinclude>
   
'''Garrote''' is a powerful [[DoT|damage over time]] ability that a [[rogue]] can use while [[Stealth|stealthed]] to open a fight.
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'''Garrote''' is a core [[rogue]] ability learned at level 46. It is a powerful [[DoT|damage over time]] ability that a rogue can use while [[Stealth|stealthed]] to open a fight, also offering the ability to silence an opponent. It awards one [[combo point]].
   
== Rank table ==
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*{{ability|Find Weakness}} ({{SpecIcon|Subtlety}} subtlety spec ability)
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*{{ability|Shadow Dance}} ({{SpecIcon|Subtlety}} subtlety spec ability)
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| 4 || 45 || 38 || {{cost|1|80}}
 
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| 5 || 57 || 46 || {{cost|3|10}}
 
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| 6 || 71 || 54 || {{cost|4|32}}
 
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| 7 || 85 || 61 || {{cost|4|50}}
 
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| 8 || 102 || 70 || {{cost|12|60}}
 
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| 9 || 110 || 75 || {{cost|4|50}}
 
|-class="alt"
 
| 10 || 119 || 80 || {{cost|30}}
 
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==Notes==
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== Tips ==
* You must be behind your target.
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*Garrote is used more often in raids because of the fact that most mobs in raids are immune to stun effects ({{ability|Cheap Shot}}), and {{ability|Ambush}} causes too much threat upon the opening move whereas Garrote's threat is spread across a longer period.
* You must be [[stealth|stealthed]]
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*The silence component makes it a highly viable opener versus casters who can shake off a stun or immediately react to an ambush with a detrimental effect that can turn the fight around, such as [[Blink]].
 
===Damage calculation formula===
 
The basic Garrote damage formula:
 
Multiplier = 1 + (0.1 * [[Opportunity]] Rank) + (0.2 if [[Shadowstep]] is used) + (.01 + .03 * [[Master of Subtlety]])
 
Total Garrote Damage = (X + Attack power * 0.07) * modifier * 6
 
Damage per Tick = Total Garrote Damage / 6
 
 
''The following assumes that the character is a level 19 Rogue with 278 attack power, 2/2 Opportunity and Garrote Rank 1.''
 
 
'''Example:'''
 
Multiplier = 1 + (.2) = 1.2
 
Modifier = 278 * 0.07 = 19.46
 
Total Garrote Damage = (20 + 19.46) * 1.2 = 284.11
 
Damage Per Tick = 284.11 / 6 = 47.35 Damage every 3 seconds.
 
 
==Related talents==
 
*[[Opportunity]] increases the damage of your Garrote by 10/20%.
 
*[[Shadowstep]] increases the damage of your next Garrote by 20% when activated.
 
*[[Initiative]] gives you a 33/66/100% chance to add an additional combo point to your target when using your Garrote ability.
 
*[[Dirty Deeds]] reduces the energy cost of your Garrote by 10 or 20 energy.
 
*[[Master of Subtlety]] increases damage of the opener and attacks in the next 6 seconds by 4%, 7%, 10%.
 
*[[Blood Splatter]] increases damage of Garrote by 15/30%.
 
*[[Glyph of Garrote]] Reduces the duration of your Garrote ability by 3 sec. and increases the total damage it deals by 20%.
 
 
==Tips==
 
*Garrote is used more often in raids because of the fact that most mobs in raids are immune to stun effects ([[Cheap Shot]]), and [[Ambush]] causes too much threat upon the opening move whereas Garrote's threat is spread across a longer period.
 
*Starting at rank 7, Garrote inflicts a 3 second silence upon landing. This makes it a highly viable opener versus casters who can shake off a stun or immediately react to an ambush with a detrimental effect that can turn the fight around, such as [[Blink]].
 
 
*In PvP, also used extensively against other rogues if caught off guard, since damage resets stealth, making even [[vanish]] useless for enough time to finish the enemy.
 
*In PvP, also used extensively against other rogues if caught off guard, since damage resets stealth, making even [[vanish]] useless for enough time to finish the enemy.
   
==Patch changes==
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== Patch changes ==
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* {{Patch 4.0.6|note=Garrote now costs 45 Energy, down from 50.}}
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* {{Patch 2.1.0|note=Fixed a bug where the Silence effect on Garrote was getting resisted too often.}}
 
* {{Patch 1.4.0|note=Fixed a bug where combo points were not always being applied to the target when using Garrote.}}
 
* {{Patch 1.4.0|note=Fixed a bug where combo points were not always being applied to the target when using Garrote.}}
   

Latest revision as of 03:35, April 21, 2013

For the Bloodsail Buccaneers vessel, see Garrot (vessel).
Garrote
Ability rogue garrote
  • Garrote
  • Meleerange
  • 45 Energy
  • Instant
  • Requires Stealth
  • Garrote the enemy, silencing them for 3 sec and causing X damage over 18 sec, increased by your attack power. Must be stealthed. Awards 1 combo point.
Usable by
ClassRogue
Properties
TypeOffensive
SchoolPhysical
Cooldown (GCD 1 sec)
Level required46
Other information
RequirementsRequires Stealth
Related debuff
Ability rogue garrote
  • Garrote
  • X damage every 3 seconds.
  • Duration: 18 seconds
Related debuff
Ability rogue garrote
  • Garrote - Silence
  • Silenced.
  • Duration: 3 seconds
TCG image
GarroteTCG

Garrote is a core rogue ability learned at level 46. It is a powerful damage over time ability that a rogue can use while stealthed to open a fight, also offering the ability to silence an opponent. It awards one combo point.

Modified by Edit

Inv glyph majorrogue2020
  • Glyph of Garrote
  • Item Level 25Disenchants into:
    Not disenchantable
  • Major Glyph
  • Classes: Rogue
  • Requires Level 25
  • Use: Permanently teaches you this glyph.
    Increases the duration of your Garrote ability's silence effect by 1 sec.
  • Sell Price: 1Silver

Tips Edit

  • Garrote is used more often in raids because of the fact that most mobs in raids are immune to stun effects ([Cheap Shot]), and [Ambush] causes too much threat upon the opening move whereas Garrote's threat is spread across a longer period.
  • The silence component makes it a highly viable opener versus casters who can shake off a stun or immediately react to an ambush with a detrimental effect that can turn the fight around, such as Blink.
  • In PvP, also used extensively against other rogues if caught off guard, since damage resets stealth, making even vanish useless for enough time to finish the enemy.

Patch changes Edit

  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.6 (8-Feb-2011): Garrote now costs 45 Energy, down from 50.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.1.0 (22-May-2007): Fixed a bug where the Silence effect on Garrote was getting resisted too often.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.4.0 (2005-05-05): Fixed a bug where combo points were not always being applied to the target when using Garrote.

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